The Resource Boatwright family papers

Boatwright family papers

Label
Boatwright family papers, 1932-1973
Title
Boatwright family papers
Inclusive dates
1932-1973
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1932-1973 (bulk 1932-1958), belonging to members of the Boatwright family of Coeburn, Wise County, Virginia, including correspondence, photographs, postcards, and an unused 1942 engagement calendar with Virginia scenes. Two groups of letters, 1955 and 1958, are from United States Senator Harry Flood Byrd (1887-1966) and United States House of Representatives member W. Pat Jennings (1919-1994) to Cynthia Boatwright (1898-1973), addressing her concerns for husband Roy G. Boatwright's (1895-1966) job as Coeburn's postmaster. Several group photographs mark youth gatherings of the Holston Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church South, 1935-1937, and a meeting of the General Federation of Women's Clubs, 1941
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Roy G. Boatwright (1895-1966) was born 8 September 1895. He and wife Cynthia (1898-1973) lived in Wise County, Virginia, where Roy was the postmaster for the town of Coeburn. Roy Boatwright died in June 1966, and Cynthia in March 1973.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Boatwright family papers
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi00197.xml
Note
INCLUDES ONE FOLDER IN OVERSIZE BOX 104
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
0.3
Immediate source of acquisition
Spraker, Bob
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001537097
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

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